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 Estevan Collegiate Institute

 Record of Past Reunions


   

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YEAR OF REUNION
in Red



1972-
THE CLASS OF 1967 REUNION- 5TH ANNIVERSARY
HELD ONE EVENING JUST BEFORE CHRISTMAS
AT THE BEEFEATER INN
DURING THE CHRISTMAS VACATION WEEK IN ESTEVAN



1975-
THE ECI BAND REUNION



1976-
THE CLASS OF 1965 REUNION
POSSIBLY THE AUGUST  LONG WEEKEND
WAS THE DATE THIS WAS HELD
DINNER DANCE WAS HELD AT THE LEGION
THIS REUNION WAS REMEMBERED BY MERV  EMBURY
 



1979-
THE CLASS OF 1969 REUNION -10TH ANNIVERSARY



1980-
THE CLASSES FROM 1958-1962
ATTENDED WHAT WAS CALLED
RE-ECHOES REUNION
REUNION BOOKLET WAS A BURNT ORANGE COLOR
PRODUCED WITH HELP FROM
CELEBRATE SASKATCHEWAN -1905-1980
(SYMBOL ON BACK OF BOOKLET)


ORGANIZING  COMMITTEE-
COLLEEN McCOLL
LOIS EMBURY


1983-
ALUMNI OF ECI IN 1948 ATTENDED
 



1985-
WERE YOU ALIVE IN '65 REUNION- 20TH ANNIVERSARY
YEAR INCLUDED- 1965
ANYONE WHO ATTENDED ECI IN 1965
HELD IN ESTEVAN
WINE AND CHEESE REGISTRATION AT LITTLE LEGION HALL
TOUR OF ECI, C/W PICTURES
IN FRONT OF SCHOOL ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON
BASKETBALL GAME IN THE GYM AFTER TOUR
BANQUET IN BEEFEATER INN ON SATURDAY EVENING
BEEF BBQ & PICNIC IN HANGAR AT OLD AIRPORT ON SUNDAY
WELL ATTENDED AND A VERY HARD ACT TO FOLLOW!


FINISHED THEIR REUNION BOOKLET
WITH THIS -
"AND NO, ONLY OUR ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS REMAIN
WE'LL DO IT AGAIN, IF YOU DON'T COMPLAIN.
A FEW GRAY HAIRS, WE WILL SURVIVE,
WE ENJOYED REVING "SIXTY-FIVE"


ORGANIZING COMMITTEE-
PAT BROOKS [CUNDALL]
HANNA JENSEN [KEATING]
HEATHER McDOWELL [HAGEL]
JAN SYMONS [BLUE]
DIANE MURPHY [MARKLINGER]
NOLA STEIGER [MATVENKO]
JOAN SCHNELL [COOK]
LYNN NESBITT [MANTEI]
BARBARA KURMEY [HIGHFIELD]
ARLEEN REID
(APOLOGIES TO ANY PERSONS MISSED)


ABOUT 300 PEOPLE ATTENDED THIS REUNION
THEY CAME FROM ACROSS CANADA
AND THE UNITED STATES
FURTHEST AWAY CAME FROM TEXAS



1996-
THE REUNION STARTED IN SEPTEMBER 1996
AS A "GET TOGETHER" FOR ANYONE
IN REGINA WHO ATTENDED ECI
YEARS ATTENDED INCLUDED
1930'S, 1940'S, 1950'S AND 1960'S
WE ALSO INVITED IMMACULATE HEART HIGH SCHOOL
STUDENTS AND TEACHERS.
INFORMAL REUNION- 125 FORMER ECI AND IHH
STUDENTS AND TEACHERS
ATTENDED FROM REGINA, ESTEVAN, WEYBURN, CRAVEN,
INDIAN HEAD, SASKATOON, SWIFT CURRENT
AND OTHER COMMUNITIES.
HELD IN THE REGINA TEACHERS CLUB


ORGANIZING COMMITTEE-
ART FORGAY
JOYCE HARGEST ALLAN
MICHELLE DeBACKER HOWLAND
LILY PERSSON
JOAN MORIN KORTJE
LORETTA RISLING
RON HITCHCOCK
BUD HAYGARTH
COLLEEN SLATER-SMITH


ESTEVAN RESIDENTS, FORMER STUDENTS AND
BUSINESSES WHOSE HELP WITH THIS REUNION
WAS INVALUABLE WERE:
PETER NG- ESTEVAN MERCURY
TED MATHER
THE ESTEVAN GOLF CLUB
MARVIN, VERNON AND MELODYE SYMONS
THE BEEFEATER INN
KAY MURPHY AND HER B&B
EARL MUSS - ORPHEUM THEATRE
NOLA STEIGER MATVENKO and the travel agency
KEVIN & GERALD ROSS- ROSS STUDIOS
GARY SANDOFF
ESTEVAN JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL
MARCEL HOSTE
THE CITY OF ESTEVAN
THE CANADA CAFE
FRANK'S MENS WEAR
THE ESTEVAN CO-OP
SASKTEL



1997-
YEARS INCLUDED -1943-1948
REGISTRATION AND WINE/CHEESE AT LEGION HALL
TOUR OF ECI AND OTHER BUSINESS ON SATURDAY
BANQUET AT ELKS HALL ON SATURDAY NIGHT
ORGANIZING COMMITTEE-
KEN MORINE
TONI PHILLIPS JOHN



2000-
Reunion 2000 Logo that I designed and ended up being the one the Committee used
YEARS INCLUDED- ALL- 1914-1969
INVITATION OPEN TO IHH STUDENTS AND TEACHERS
AND ALL ECI and IHH- ALUMNI, TEACHERS AND STAFF
ORGANIZING COMMITTEE
Chairman -LARRY PREDDY-
PAT BROOKS [CUNDALL]-  
TED MATHER-
JOAN SCHNELL [COOK]-
COLLEEN McCALL [ELBERG]-
PETER NG-
TED MATHER
 CAROL TOTH
LOIS EMBURY [CURTIS]-  -(RECORDING SECRETARY)
NOLA  STEIGER [MATVENKO]
BEV ULMER [DINSMORE]
HANNA JENSEN [KEATING]
JAN SYMONS [BLUE]
MELODYE  SYMONS [PIERSON]
MARVIN SYMONS
KEN MORINE
ERWIN KRUEGER
JIM DEBIENNE
KEN McDONALD 
ROB ROOKS
KEN TURNER
DOUG GENT
 

IHH
BRENDA LaCOSTE [LAMB]
JACKIE MEHLER
MAUREEN SCRAPPER [BALL]
EVELYN  LaCOSTE [SANDQUIST]
SHARON  KUNTZ
DARLENE  DUCE
MARION WEBER
BILL DAY
SHARON KUNTZ
CHERYL KVAMME
LINDA MOROZ
BARRY O'HANDLEY

REGINA  COLLEGIATE CAPERS COMMITTEE
FRAN DERKSEN- TREASURER
MR. FRANK STRANGE
PAT  TURNER [PETERS]
DON  OLSON 
 JIM  MOJELSKI
LILY  PERSSON [FAMULAK]
GARY PETTIGREW
DON  PHO
JOYCE  HARGEST [ALLEN]
RON  HITCHCOCK *
ROSS IRVINE 
MARGARET  BANNATYNE [ROSS]
JACK  CHAPMAN
ANN  FORGAY [MOLSON] -*
PAUL  FRASER

ADDRESS COMMITTEE
JACQUIE  ELLIOTT  STEWART
CAROL  WILLIAMS  ANDERSON
LINDA  CHAPMAN  STEINEN
MARILYN  YOUNG  THOMSON
DONNA (SMILEY) AND DON VANBESELAERE
THE REV. MEL RYAN (JUDY AND LYNN'S DAD)
CRAIG ROMANYK
LOAINE MATHIESON GRANDEL
BRIAN MATHIESON
MRS. MARY MARSH
MRS. TURNBULL (RIOLA'S MOM)
LEA LOTTEN JOHNSON
DOUG McNICHOL
ROSS IRVINE
KEN FUERGUTZ

REUNION 2000 HAD A TOTAL OF 1752 REGISTRANTS
WE HELD A FRIDAY NIGHT SOCIAL IN THE ESTEVAN CIVIC ARENA
A TOUR OF ECI SATURDAY AM, AND VARIOUS DECADE MEETING
ROOMS ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON.
IN THE EVENING ON SAT. WE HAD A GREAT BANQUET
CATERED BY SYMONS BEEFEATER INN WITH
A DANCE LATER IN THE EVENING WITH THE JOHNER BROTHERS
AS THE BAND.  1,000 ATE IN THE CIVIC ARENA AND ANOTHER
700+ ATE IN THE CURLING RINK NEXT DOOR.
BOTH VENUES WERE DECORATED BY ECI AND IHH VOLUNTEERS
WE HAD A SILENT AUCTION THROUGHOUT THE FIRST 2 DAYS TO
RAISE FUNDS FOR THE ECI SCHOOL LEGACY.
ON SUNDAY THERE WAS A GREAT CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
AND A FANTASTIC CHURCH SERVICE IN THE ARENA
WITH MR DOUG THIRD AS THE PADRE.
THE REUNION WAS WELL ATTENDED, AND WELL RECEIVED.
COMMENTS LIKE THE BEST THING THAT HAS EVER HIT
ESTEVAN WERE HEARD NUMEROUS TIMES!
IF YOU MISSED THIS PARTY, YOU MISSED A GREAT TIME,
GREAT OLD FRIENDS!
ECI WILL LIVE FOREVER IN OUR HEARTS!!!!

Reunion 2000 Pictures


2007

THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF ESTEVAN
A small gathering of alumni attended the 50th anniversary party
which included the dedication of the ECI Legacy Memorial


Future Reunion

2017
All grades who attended in 1967 are invited to Regina, June 9 and 10, 2017
for a 50th Anniversary Reunion


 


IF YOU KNOW OF OTHER REUNIONS IN PAST YEARS
PLEASE E-MAIL ME TO INCLUDE THEM HERE

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